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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1967.85 (RS103901)

Description

Alphabet/verse sampler. Square, ivory linen. Medium scale floral border at top, wave border at sides, small scale floral at bottom. Alphabets: #1-missing "J"; #2-complete; #3-"A-X"; #4 - "A,E,I,O,U,W,Y"; Numbers:"1-10". Cross stitch, eyelet hole, satin stitch.

Details

Maker
Tower, Mary, 1810- (Embroiderer)
Date
1820
Inscriptions
""Mary Tower Aged 10 years/Born February 24th 1810"" ""Be you too there kind and true/As you'd have others be to you./And never do or say to men/What e'ev you would not take.""
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Poetry
poetry
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
13 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.85
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Dorothea Melanie Beck
GUSN
47461

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